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21 August 2017

Regent landslide in Sierra Leone: the causes of the disaster

New images show that the Regent landslide in Sierra Leone was large translational slide that morphed into a channelised debris flow.

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18 August 2017

A tale of two major slides: understanding the Regent and Kotrupi / Kotropi landslides

Further details are now emerging about the Kotropi and Regent landslides, which have killed hundreds of people in India and Sierra Leone this week

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15 August 2017

Regent landslide, Sierra Leone: an uncertain picture

The Regent landslide disaster near Freetown in Sierra Leone has killed at least 400 people. At present there is uncertainty as to the events of that day

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13 August 2017

Kotrupi: a landslide in northern India kills at least 46 people

On 13th August 2017 at least 46 people were killed when two buses were struck by a landslide at Kotrupi in Himachal Pradesh in Northern India

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12 August 2017

La Calera landslide in Colombia – a very interesting, complex failure

In July the very interesting La Calera landslide near to Bogota in Colombia activated in response to rainfall, partially blocking the Rio Blanco

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8 August 2017

Updates from the Karrat Fjord landslide in Greenland

Various analyses have now been posted about the the tsunamigenic the Karrat Fjord landslide in Greenland, which killed four people

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31 July 2017

Saldim Peak in Nepal: a glacial flood that was actually caused by a giant rockslide

Saldim Peak in Nepal: new analyses suggest that the 20th April 2017 glacial flood that was actually caused by a giant rockslide

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24 July 2017

Larcha: a landslide destroys a key bridge in northern Nepal

On Sunday 23rd July 2017 a landslide destroyed the bridge over the Bhotekoshi river at Larcha in Nepal, severing the Araniko Highway

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19 July 2017

Cold Springs swimming hole: a mudflow tragedy in Arizona

On Sunday a mudflow swept through the Cold Springs Swimming Hole in Arizona. Ten people swimming at the popular site were washed away and killed.

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14 July 2017

Understanding the La Palma mega-landslide hypothesis: part 2

Understanding the La Palma mega-landslide hypothesis part 2: the size of the landslide and the scale of the potential tsunami

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27 June 2017

Gediminas Castle Hill: landslides at a historic site

Gediminas Castle Hill: a long-term landslide crisis at a historic site in Vilnius in Lithuania threatens an ancient castle

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26 June 2017

Xinmo landslide: an update

More information and imagery has emerged about the 8 million cubic metre Xinmo landslide in China, which killed over 100 people on Saturday

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25 June 2017

Xinmo: the massive landslide in Sichuan Province yesterday

An 8 million cubic metre landslide struck the town of Xinmo in Sichuan Province, China on 24th June 2017, killing an estimated 133 people.

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22 June 2017

A recent rock avalanche in the Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, northern India

Friends from NGU, NGI, IIT Kharagpurhttp://www.iitkgp.ac.in/ and WIHG have discovered a recent large rock avalanche in the Yumthang valley of Sikkim in northern India

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21 June 2017

Much more detail about the Greenland landslide and tsunami, including images and video

In the last 24 hours new images and video have emerged showing the Greenland landslide and the terrifying tsunami that it triggered.

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20 June 2017

Nuugaatsiaq tsunami: details emerge of the landslide

Details and some video are now available about the landslide that triggered the Nuugaatsiaq tsunami in Greenland on Saturday night

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19 June 2017

Nuugaatsiaq: A large landslide-induced tsunami on Saturday night?

Late on Saturday, a substantial tsunami struck the village of Nuugaatsiaq in Greenland. The most likely cause would appear to be a very large landslide

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16 June 2017

NTSB report: train collision with a landslide in Northfield, Vermont

In the USA, the NTSB has released a report into a major derailment at Northfield in Vermont, caused by a collision with a small rockslide

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13 June 2017

The Amyntaiou lignite mine landslide in Greece: more information

More information has emerged about the 80 million cubic metre Amyntaiou landslide in a lignite mine in northern Greece on Saturday

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12 June 2017

Anargyroi: an 80 million cubic metre mining-induced landslide in Greece this weekend

On Saturday, an 80 million cubic metre landslide occurred at Anargyroi in Greece as a result of the collapse of the slopes bordering a lignite mine

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